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Low Testosterone Levels and Erectile Dysfunction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   My wife is using duoluton L tables to regularize her periods
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I heard this is a birth control pill
User :   is this true
Doctor :  
ok
User :   please let me know if this tables are harmful
User :   hello
Doctor :  
it is a tablet that contains 2 female hormones that helps to regulate the cycle
Doctor :  
when the cycles are iregular
User :   fine. I heard this tables also used as birth control pill
Doctor :  
you need to find out the reason for her irregular cycles and treat that
Doctor :  
these tablets can be used even as BCP
User :   We are planning for a baby. should she stop using these pills
Doctor :  
if the cause for her irregular cycles are cysts
Doctor :  
then this tablet when given wilprevent the cysts from being formed
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and at the same time prevent egg release also
Doctor :  
just stopping the pills wil not help
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she wil need to undergo few tests and a scan to see what is exactly wrong
User :   fine
Doctor :  
the tests will include FSH. LH, Prolactin and Estradiol estimations in blood
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and a pelvic scan
User :   sometimes I don't get good erection
Doctor :  
the cause if shown in the tests should first be treated and then plan for the baby
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I had all the tests everything normal
Doctor :  
please provide your age, occupation, height and current weight
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do you smoke? do you consume alcohol?
User :   no
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did you have a semen analysis done?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
is there problem in achieving an erection?
User :   my serum testosterone is 3.260 ng/ml
User :   yes, sometimes
User :   is this norma;
User :   normal
Doctor :  
is there problem in maintaining an erection?
User :   yes
User :   I had USG scrotum and USG abdomin tests
Doctor :   sometimes having erection problems when stressed can lead to erection failure and/or premature ejaculation
User :   results are norml
User :   Is my serum testosterone normal?
Doctor :  
if there are anty stress factors that you can identify in your persnal/work life then it wil benefit you to solve them or avoid them
User :   no diabetis or BP
Doctor :  
*any
User :   I don't think there is any stress factor
User :   I don't have any stress at office also
Doctor :  
normal results of serum testosterone levels in men are between 300 -1,000 ng/dL
User :   no other personal problems
User :   mine is 3.260 ng/ml . is this fine
Doctor :  
male total testosterone levels below 300 ng/dL from a morning serum sample are generally considered low.
Doctor :  
your levels wil come upto 326ng/dL
Doctor :   which is in the lower range
Doctor :  
and Replacement therapy can help you
User :   how to do that
Doctor :  
in form of injectable depots, transdermal patches and gels, subcutaneous pellets, and oral therapy.
Doctor :   you should get a consultation with a urologist or a sexologist
User :   can u elaborate
Doctor :  
and get an examination done
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to rule out hypogonadism
User :   what examination
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and to confirm normal secondary sexual features
User :   urologist or andrologist
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and if found inadequate
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testosterone replacement can be prescribed
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and andrologist will be better
User :   fine
User :   can u suggest me good andrologist in bangalore
Doctor :  
in case you cannot locate andrologist, urologist wil also do
Doctor :  
please give me sometime, i will try to find one for you
User :   I showed the reports to sexologist
User :   he said everything is normal
Doctor :  
we also have a infertility specialist in our specialist panel
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would you like to have a second opinion from him?
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to solve your problem
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